Hotels in Visby

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      Families looking for fun, history, and adventure will enjoy lodging at one of the discount hotels in Visby. Visby is considered the oldest of Swedens medieval townships which leads to visions of swords and romance. Visitors will enjoy the 13th century rose covered ruins of St. Olafs Church, a part of the Botanical Gardens. The Visby roses are famous across the globe and resemble ivy climbing in between the rocks and crevices. Market Square or Stora Torget is surrounded by history. The southern end of the marketplace looks out on the ruins of St. Catherines Church built in 1230, the north end leads to Trinity Church and St. Lars also from the 13th suggests the cheap hotels in Visby for anyone visiting the area. Fans of Pippi Longstocking, the childrens classic book, will enjoy a visit to Villa Villakulla. This villa inspired the one in the novel and a playground has been added onsite for families with small children. The views are spectacular, with crags, cliffs, and more. Finally, surrounding the town is the Ringmuren or the Ring Wall. A defensive wall built in the 1200s, the Ringmuren is a limestone structure with over 40 arches. Several legends have developed through the years, one describing the Maidens Tower where the daughter of a smythe is said to have been walled in alive.